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Windows Server 2016: Run your applications on any platform

The thing about your digital transformation is that it’s a process, not an event. You can already see some benefits, but the ultimate payoff may be years down the road. In the meantime, you’ve got a wide variety of workloads running in different clouds, on different hosts, and on bare metal. That can create challenges...

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Should you upgrade to Windows Server 2016?

We know upgrading your server OS can be a big investment, both in time and money. So why should you consider making the switch to Windows Server 2016 as soon as possible? Windows Server 2016 is an entirely new generation of operating system. We’ve heard your many concerns, like bridging the gap between on-premises and...

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3 reasons you’ll want Windows Server 2016 now

Experience better security at the OS level In today’s world of sophisticated attacks, simple perimeter security is no longer effective. You need multiple layers of active security to help you protect, detect, and respond to threats. Those layers are now built in to Windows Server 2016, allowing you to keep up with your growing hybrid...

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Free Training: How to use built-in security features in Windows Server 2016

We designed Windows Server 2016 from an “assume breach” posture. Yes, we want to build the most secure servers, and we have taken some giant steps forward when it comes to breach resistance, but we have also built in some new capabilities to mitigate the risk of breaches when they do happen. Two new Microsoft...

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On-Demand Webinar: 5 days to make IT Ops more efficient

When you are managing multiple resources across heterogenous environments, you need to make operations work for you. A few of the most critical areas you can improve efficiency in are service management, application management, and security. Join us for this on-demand webinar to learn how to remediate infrastructural issues, understand application health, and establish preventative...

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Bridge gap between app and infra with Azure management and security updates

Silos within organizations aren’t new, and they aren’t a new source of issues. As IT groups today work to eliminate bottlenecks and increase speed, one important area to consider is simplifying the connections between teams. The tools you use to manage your environment can be an important part of your approach. Today, we’re sharing recent...

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Demo Tuesday // How to turn event logs into security intelligence

Welcome to our new Demo Tuesday series. Each week we will be highlighting a new product feature from the Hybrid Cloud Platform. Smart security with OMS and Windows Server 2016 The flood of security event logs can be enough to overwhelm an army of system administrators. In the event of a breach, what’s needed isn’t...

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Demo Tuesday // Shielded Virtual Machines in Windows Server 2016

Welcome to our Demo Tuesday Series. Each week, we will be highlighting a new product feature from the Hybrid Cloud Platform. You can’t put virtual machines (VMs) under lock and key Customers are virtualizing pretty much everything they can today, from SharePoint to SQL Server to Active Directory domain controllers. That has created an interesting...

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Demo Tuesday // Windows Server: Just Enough Administration

Welcome to our Demo Tuesday Series. Each week we will be highlighting a new product feature from the Hybrid Cloud Platform. Don’t leave all of your keys on one ring One of the new Privilege Identity controls in Windows Server 2016 is Just Enough Administration (JEA). It uses PowerShell to provide role-based administration. That way...

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